Swinton

Swinton

May 16, 2010 19:00 ET

Motorcyclists Visiting Isle of Man TT Will Be Covered

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - May 16, 2010) - Bikers need not worry about taking out additional health insurance for trips to the Isle of Man TT this month as Swinton Bikes, the UK's leading high street retailer of motorcycle insurance, reveals that an agreement between the Isle of Man and the UK has been reached to extend the reciprocal health agreement by six months.

The temporary agreement which runs until September will come as a relief to avid motorcyclists looking forward to the upcoming TT, as it ensures that UK visitors have full and free access to health facilities when visiting the Isle of Man.

The Isle of Man TT is a race steeped in tradition, and considered one of the sport's most prestigious contests. This year's event takes place between 29th May and the 11th June and is sure to emulate the races legendary status, with big names such as Italian professional motorcycle racer and multiple MotoGP World Champion, Valentino Rossi, confirmed to take part.

Anthony Aronin, Head of Swinton Bikes, said: "It's great news to see the agreement extended to incorporate the TT, but bikers still need to ensure they have the correct motorcycle insurance policy and breakdown cover as well, given the sheer nature of the race.

"The TT is an extremely challenging track, requiring skill, bravery and concentration with speeds approaching 200mph and a never-ending series of bends, bumps, jumps, stone walls, manhole covers and telegraph poles. We would advise anyone planning on riding their bike at the TT to speak to their local broker to check the cover offered by their existing policy and if necessary increase the level of insurance for the duration of their trip".

About Swinton

  • With 580 branches nationwide Swinton is the UK's largest high street insurance retailer

  • Unlike many other companies in the financial services industry, Swinton is committed to keeping its branches open for business, and part of the community

  • Swinton provides a one-stop-shop for the insurance and related needs of its clients, offering home, car, caravan, business, holiday, motorbike and even classic car insurance

  • With a dedicated team of advisors on hand at every branch to search a panel of insurers to offer quality cover at competitive rates

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